Items related to Freedom of the press

Al-Watan newspaper's problematic front page which was reportedly withheld in print
Egypt Independent 11 Mar 2015
An NGO has slammed Egyptian authorities for reportedly confiscating the issue of an independent newspaper after its...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
AFP 17 Feb 2015
Sudanese security officers seized the print runs of 14 newspapers on Monday, a government-run media body said, in one...
Relatives wait outside morgue for  bodies of sons killed in the Air Defense Stadium rampage before Zamalek, ENPPI match
Mohamed Mostafa 09 Feb 2015
An independent committee of journalists denounced the death of a reporter during the violence that broke out between...
Journalists Syndicate
Al-Masry Al-Youm 05 Feb 2015
The Journalists Syndicate opens the door for candidacy for mid-term elections on 14 February for five days, with the...
Diaa Rashwan
Egypt Independent
Al-Masry Al-Youm
06 Nov 2014
A number of journalists have formed a front to denounce what they believe is newspapers’ tendency to practice...
Muhammad Mansour
Drew Brammer
10 Feb 2014
Despite yesterday's release of documentary filmmaker Hossam Meneai, Egypt remains tough place for journalists....
Mourners at the funeral of photojournalist Al-Husseini Abu Deif, who was shot in the head while covering protests outside the presidential palace on 5 December and died from his injuries a week later.
Hend El-Behary 23 Dec 2013
Egypt was ranked among the top 10 worst jailers of journalists in 2013, according to a census released by the...
Tawfiq Okasha, owner of Phara'een channel, is greeted by one of his proponents during press conference, Giza, 29 August 2012.
Al-Masry Al-Youm 15 Apr 2013
Controversial talk show host Tawfiq Okasha, owner of the private Al-Faraeen satellite channel, was acquitted on charges...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 02 Apr 2013
The US Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday posted an episode of the Daily Show in which the show's host, well-known...
Egypt Independent
02 Apr 2013
Egyptian popular satirist Bassem Youssef said late on Monday that Prosecutor General Talaat Abdallah is currently...